Personal profile


Panos Constantinides is Professor of Digital Innovation and Digital Learning Lead for Executive Education at Alliance Manchester Business School. He holds a PhD from the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and he is a Fellow of the Cambridge Digital Innovation Centre. Panos leads the Digital Transformation Research Group at Alliance Manchester Business School. Panos is also one of the co-founders of the European Digital Platforms Research Network (EUDPRN). 

His research investigates how organizations use digital technologies to co-create and capture value, while facilitating strategic transformation. His recent work has shed light on the formation and evolution of digital platforms across ecosystems, including platforms built on generative AI technologies. He advises senior business leaders and policy makers on how to manage the transition to new technologies and new business models in the digital economy. His research has been published in FT50 journals such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Business Venturing and Organisation Studies, among others. Panos currently serves as a Senior Editor at MIS Quarterly and Senior Editor at Information & Organization. 

Panos regularly engages in executive and professional events on  the transformative potential of digital technology. He has previously co-organized a number of Digital Health Forum events, which aimed at facilitating knowledge exchange between senior practitioners and policy leaders embedded in the digital innovation ecosystem. He is also the author of the book Digital Transformation in Healthcare: An Ecosystem Approach.

Panos is a regular contributor to media and practitioner outlets including Concurrences, Competition Policy International, PYMNTS, Thinkers50, MIT Sloan Management Review, ZDnet and others. He is also the host of the Digital Podcast on YouTubeSpotify and SubStack.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Judge Business School

Oct 2002Nov 2005

Award Date: 12 Nov 2005

Master of Philosophy, Judge Business School

Oct 2001Sept 2002

Award Date: 18 Sept 2002

Bachelor of Science, New York University

Sept 1996May 2000

Award Date: 12 May 2000

External positions

Senior Editor, MIS Quarterly

Jan 2022Jan 2024

Associate Editor, MIS Quarterly

Jan 2016Dec 2021

Areas of expertise

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Digital transformation
  • Digital Health
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute


  • Digital Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Digital Platforms
  • Digital Health
  • Digital Entrepreneurship